Past Speakers Past Speakers (Complete List)

Past Speakers (Complete List)

The speakers below are listed in the order in which they spoke at the conference*.


  • Charles Evans
    President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
  • David Daokui Li
    Director, Academic Center for Chinese Economic Practice and Thinking, Tsinghua University
  • Hideki Kanda
    Emeritus Professor of Law, Gakushuin University; expert advisor to the Tokyo Stock Exchange
  • Leo Lewis
    Tokyo Correspondent, Financial Times
  • Seth Fischer
    Founder and Chief Investment Officer, Oasis Management Company Limited
  • Sri Mulyani Indrawati
    Minister of Finance, Indonesia
  • Minxin Pei
    Professor of Government, Claremont McKenna College; specialist in governance in China and in US-Asia relations
  • Martin Ding
    CEO, E-House (China) Enterprise Holdings Limited
  • Cyril Han
    Vice President, Ant Financial
  • Richard Tang
    CFO, CloudMinds
  • Dr. Janet Yellen
    Distinguished Fellow in Residence, Brookings Institution; former Chair of the Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System
  • Bing Xu
    Co-Founder, SenseTime
  • David Liu
    Founder and CEO, PlusAI
  • Charles Li
    Chief Executive, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
  • Byju Raveendran
    Founder and CEO, BYJU'S
  • John Wood
    Founder, Room to Read
  • NiQ Lai
    Co-Owner and CEO, Hong Kong Broadband Network Limited
  • Victoria Tsai
    Founder and Chief Treasure Hunter, Tatcha
  • Richard Liu
    Founding Partner, Morningside Venture Capital
  • Datuk Shahril Ridza Ridzuan
    Managing Director, Khazanah Nasional Berhad
  • Dato' Abdul Rahman Ahmad
    President and Group Chief Executive, Permodalan Nasional Berha
  • Datuk Muhamad Umar Swift
    CEO, Bursa Malaysia Berhad
  • Harsh Jain
    CEO and Co-Founder, Dream11
  • Chen Ding
    CEO, CSOP Asset Management Limited
  • Haiying Qi
    Executive Director and Deputy CEO, Guotai Junan International Holdings Limited
  • Le Zhang
    Managing Director, Taikang Asset Management (Hong Kong)
  • Priya Sharma
    CFO, COO and Co-Founder, ZestMoney
  • Simon Loong
    Founder and CEO, WeLab
  • Harshvardhan Lunia
    Co-Founder and CEO, Lendingkart
  • Varun Mittal
    Global Emerging Markets Fintech Leader, EY
  • Wilson Li
    CFO and Business Partner, OYO China
  • Anthony Thomas
    President and CEO, Mynt, Philippines (FinTech arm of Globe Telecom, Ant Financial and Ayala Corp)
  • Parag Khanna
    Global strategy advisor; bestselling author; Founder and Managing Partner, FutureMap
  • Alex Kim
    CEO and Founder, Acro Education Consulting
  • Eric Rosengren
    President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
  • Karim Raslan
    Founder, KRA Group
  • Rob Shafir
    CEO, Oz Management
  • Sir Paul Marshall
    Chief Investment Officer, Chairman and Co-Founding Partner, Marshall Wace LLP
  • Roslyn Zhang
    Head of Hedge Fund investments, China Investment Corporation
  • David George
    Deputy Chief Investment Officer, Public Markets, Future Funds
  • Eddie Fishman
    Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer, The D. E. Shaw Group
  • Fangmin Xie
    Founder and CEO, Jianke
  • Abhijit Chakrabortti
    Head of Equities, Duquesne Family Office
  • Mohan Rajasooria
    Chief Investment Officer, Zaaba Capital
  • Justin Pollock
    Portfolio Manager, Verition Fund Management
  • Stanley Li
    Founder and Chairman, DXY
  • Jeff Chen
    Chief Innovation Officer and Head of Capital Markets, Fullerton Health
  • Hui Feng
    COO, Shanghai Junshi Biosciences Company Limited
  • Scott Liu
    Co-Founder, President and CEO, Shanghai Henlius Biotech Inc.
  • Christophe Aurand
    Co-Chief Investment Officer and Partner, York Capital Management
  • Gaurav Grover
    Chief Investment Officer, Trikon Asset Management
  • Jasmine Cui
    President and CEO, InnoCare
  • Nobuyoshi Yamasaki
    Founder & CEO, TBM
  • Takahiro Hayashi
    Founder & CEO, HEROZ, Inc.
  • Hirotaka Shimizu
    Chairman & CEO, Kamakura Shinsho, Ltd.
  • Yasukane Matsumoto
    Yasukane Matsumoto
  • Ben Li
    Head of Quantamental Research, JD Digital Technology
  • Datuk Syed Zaid Albar
    Chairman, Securities Commission Malaysia
  • Federico Ferrara
    Associate Professor and Associate Head, Department of Asian and International Studies, City University of Hong Kong
  • Gaurav Gupta
    Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, Zomato
  • Mark Lapping
    CEO, Aquapak Polymers Limited
  • Denise Shull
    Expert in the neuroscience and psychology of risk in trading and investing
  • Javier Goyeneche
    Founder and President, ECOALF
  • Chris Gorell Barnes
    Co-Founder, Blue Marine Foundation (BLUE)
  • Benjamin Fanger
    Managing Partner and Founder, ShoreVest Capital Partners
  • Ed Sheremeta
    Partner, Ropes & Gray
  • Mark Newman
    President, Asia, Lone Star Funds
  • Urs Baumann
    Co-Founder and CEO, PG Impact Investments
  • Dave Chen
    Chairman, Head of Product Development and Research, Equilibrium
  • Tad Smith
    President and CEO, Sotheby's
  • Aloke Lohia
    Group CEO, Indorama Ventures PCL
  • Rob Opsomer
    Lead, Systemic Initiatives, member of the executive leadership team, Ellen MacArthur Foundation
  • Christopher Mikosh
    Portfolio Manager and Co-Founder, Tor Investment Management
  • Desmond How
    Head of Fixed Income, GaoTeng
  • Jacob Mitchell
    Chief Investment Officer, Antipodes Partners
  • Tomomi Inada
    Special Aide to the President of Japan's Liberal Democratic Party (LDP); Member of the House of Representatives; lawyer
  • Freeman Shen
    Founder, Chairman and CEO, WM Motor
  • Jong-Hwa Chin
    Chairman and CEO, Minth Group
  • Brian Gu
    Vice Chairman and President, Xpeng Motors
  • Malcolm Turnbull
    Former Prime Minister of Australia
  • Nancy Hungerford
    Anchor and Correspondent, CNBC
  • Cheng Lu
    CFO, TuSimple
  • Jianxiong Xiao
    Founder and CEO, AutoX Inc.
  • Peggy Chan
    Founder, Grassroots Pantry
  • Xiaoyu Wang
    Co-Founder and Chief Scientist, Intellifusion Inc.
  • Hua Fung Teh
    Group President, ONE Championship
  • Mario Ho
    Chief Marketing Officer, iDreamSky
  • Min-Liang Tan
    Co-Founder and CEO, Razer Inc.
  • Andre Soelistyo
    President, GOJEK
  • Patrick Cao
    President, Tokopedia


  • Raghuram Rajan
    Professor of Finance, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago; former Governor, Reserve Bank of India
  • Baoliang Zhu
    Chief Economist, Director of Economic Forecasting, State Information Center, China
  • Bo Bai
    CEO, U.S.-China Green Fund
  • Peter Coleman
    Managing Director and CEO, Woodside
  • Neil McGregor
    Group President and CEO, Sembcorp Industries
  • Yoshimitsu Goto
    Senior Executive Corporate Officer, SoftBank Group
  • Imran Khan
    Chief Strategy Officer, Snap Inc.
  • Bill Winters
    Group Chief Executive, Standard Chartered PLC
  • Patrick Zhang
    Chairman, CEO and Co-Founder, Yiguo Group
  • Matthew Cheung Kin-chung
    Chief Secretary for Administration, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
  • Romesh Sobti
    CEO and Managing Director, IndusInd Bank
  • The Rt Hon Sir John Major KG CH
    Former Prime Minister, United Kingdom
  • Charles Li
    Chief Executive, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd.
  • Dato' Abdul Rahman Ahmad
    President and Group Chief Executive, Permodalan Nasional Berhad
  • Ahmad Zulqarnain Onn
    Deputy Managing Director, Khazanah Nasional Berhad
  • Tengku Dato' Sri Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz
    Group CEO, CIMB Group Holdings Berhad
  • Jeffri Davidson
    Group CEO, Sime Darby Berhad
  • Belva Devara
    CEO and Co-Founder, Ruangguru
  • Shufang Yang
    Founder and Chairman, Zhejiang Lanmei Agriculture Co. Ltd.
  • Steve Gray
    CEO, Asteri Networks; former Executive in Charge of Production, Tencent Games
  • Michael Chen
    CEO and Co-Founder, iDreamSky
  • Chris Riddell
    Global futurist in today's disrupted world
  • Weidong Ji
    Presiding Chair Professor, KoGuan Law School, Shanghai Jiaotong University
  • Shuang Chen
    CEO, China Everbright Ltd.
  • Tengying Ma
    CEO, China Orient Asset Management (International) Holding Ltd.
  • Zhenyi Tang
    Chairman, CLSA Ltd., a CITIC Securities company
  • David Baltaxe
    Chief Intelligence Officer, Unanimous A.I.
  • John Wood
    Founder, Room to Read
  • Nikki Semin Han
    CEO, SM Entertainment
  • Roy Quek
    Executive Chairman, Thomson Medical
  • David Sin
    Co-Founder, Group President, and Deputy Chairman, Fullerton Healthcare Corporation
  • YeQing Zhu
    Co-Founder and CEO, New Horizon Health
  • Jeremy Lim
    Partner, Health & Life Sciences, Asia Pacific, Oliver Wyman
  • Reince Priebus
    White House Chief of Staff (2017); Chairman, Republican National Committee (2011–2017)
  • Laura M. Cha
    Member, Executive Council of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region; Chairman, Financial Services Development Council, Hong Kong
  • Red Hong Yi
    Asia's Alternative Artist
  • Harry Hao Fu
    Deputy Director General, Global Business Strategy Committee, and Managing Director, Global Business Development Department, Shanghai Stock Exchange
  • The Honourable Steven Ciobo MP
    Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Australia
  • Shailendra Singh
    Managing Director, Sequoia Capital India
  • Kishore Biyani
    Founder and Group CEO, Future Group
  • Darren Massara
    Managing Partner (Hong Kong), NewQuest Capital Partners
  • Olivia Ouyang
    Director, Private Capital, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (Asia) Ltd.
  • Kenneth Wong
    Partner, Primavera Capital
  • Ritesh Agarwal
    Founder and CEO, OYO
  • Ashish Gupta
    Chief Technology Officer and Chief Product Officer, PolicyBazaar
  • Harshvardhan Lunia
    Co-Founder and CEO, Lendingkart Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
  • Antoine Cote
    Co-Founder and CEO, Enuma Technologies Ltd.
  • Lewis Fellas
    CIO, Bletchley Park Asset Management
  • Arthur Hayes
    Co-Founder and CEO, BitMEX
  • Fei Chen
    Co-Founder and President, Jiguang
  • Jeff Chen
    Chief Strategy Officer, WeDoctor
  • Hua Li
    Founder and Chairman, Futu Securities
  • Mark R. Thompson
    Head and Professor of Politics, Department of Asian and International Studies, and Director, Southeast Asia Research Centre, City University of Hong Kong
  • Bridget Welsh
    Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of Asian Outreach, John Cabot University
  • Eugene Fung
    Senior Portfolio Manager, Head of Credit and Equities, BFAM
  • Manjot Rana
    Senior Principal, Head of Principal Credit Investments Asia, CPPIB Asia
  • Robert Petty
    Managing Partner and Co-Founder, Clearwater Capital Partners
  • Roslyn Zhang
    Head of Hedge Fund Investments, China Investment Corporation
  • Mohamed Farid
    Principal Portfolio Manager, Absolute Return Strategies, The World Bank Pension Fund
  • Gregory M. Dowling
    Chief Investment Officer and Head of Research, Fund Evaluation Group LLC
  • Scott Ferguson
    Managing Partner and Portfolio Manager, Sachem Head Capital Management
  • Benjamin Fuchs
    CEO and Chief Investment Officer, BFAM Partners (Hong Kong) Ltd.
  • Avery Colcord
    Managing Director, CarVal Investors
  • Jenny Lee
    Head of Growth, WeLab
  • Catherine Tan
    Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Notey
  • Abby Zhang
    Co-Founder, YEECHOO
  • Akiko Fujita
    Co-host, Squawk Box, CNBC
  • Lieven Debruyne
    CEO, Asia Pacific, Schroders
  • Kok Yew Tang
    Chairman and Managing Partner, Affinity Equity Partners
  • Wesley Wong
    Founder and CIO, Oxbow Capital Management
  • Qi Yin
    Co-Founder and CEO, Megvii
  • David Yeung
    Founder, Green Monday
  • Nikolaj Martyniuk
    CEO and Co-Founder, WePower
  • Will Gramolt
    CFO, CDB Aviation
  • Stanley Hui Hon Chung, JP
    President, Hong Kong Aircraft Leasing and Aviation Finance Association
  • Norman C.T. Liu
    Senior Advisor, Global Infrastructure Partners; former Chairman, President and CEO, GE Capital Aviation Services
  • Fumio Kishida  
    Chairperson, LDP Policy Research Council, Japan; Member of the House of Representatives; former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Japan
  • Stanley Li
    CEO, DXY


  • Glenn Hubbard
    Dean and Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics, Columbia Business School; former Chairman, White House Council of Economic Advisors under George W. Bush (2001-2003)
  • Fan Jianping
    Research Fellow, State Information Centre, China
  • John B. Taylor
    Professor of Economics, Stanford University and Senior Fellow, the Hoover Institution
  • Jing Huang
    Lee Foundation Professor on US-China Relations; Director of Centre on Asia and Globalization, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore
  • Carrie Lam
    Then Chief Executive-Elect of Hong Kong SAR
  • Wu Qiang
    Independent Political Commentator and Former Lecturer of Department of Political Science, Tsinghua University
  • Dennis P Lockhart
    Former President and Former Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
  • Xiao Geng
    Professor of Practice in Finance and Public Policy, The University of Hong Kong
  • Ganesh Rengaswamy
    Co-Founder and Partner, Quona Capital
  • Melissa Guzy
    Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Arbor Ventures
  • Ron Hose
    Co-founder and CEO,
  • Emil Dabora
    Senior Portfolio Manager, Event Driven, Tudor Investment Corporation
  • Joseph Zeng
    Partner and Head of Hong Kong Office, Greenwoods Asset Management
  • Helen Zhu
    Managing Director, Head of China Equities, BlackRock
  • Albert Yau
    CFO , CIFI Holdings Group Co.Ltd
  • Masanori Nishi
    Former Vice Minister of Defense
  • Sebastian Thrun
    Founder and President, Udacity
  • Dr. David Hanson
    Founder and CEO, Hanson Robotics Limited
  • John Saunders
    Head of Real Estate, Asia Pacific, Blackrock
  • Edith Yeung
    General Partner, 500 Mobile Collective Microfund
  • Chris Tam
    Vice President and General Manager of China, Leap Motion
  • Christina Tasooji
    Producer, Penrose Studios
  • Peter Botten BSc ARSM CBE
    Managing Director, Oil Search Limited
  • Vinod Rai
    Chairman, Banks Board Bureau, India
  • Kostas Constantinou, OBE
    Chairman, Bank of South Pacific Ltd.
  • The Rt Hon Sir John Major KG CH
    Former Prime Minister, United Kingdom; Senior Advisor, Credit Suisse
  • Peter Graham CBE
    Chairman Kumul Minerals Holding Limited and Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Ok Tedi Mining Limited
  • Robert D. Kaplan
    Senior Fellow, Center for a New American Security; Senior Advisor, Eurasia Group
  • Hon. Peter O'Neill, CMG
    Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea
  • Loi Martin Bakani, CMG
    Governor, Bank of Papua New Guinea
  • Paul Chan Mo-po, GBS, MH, JP
    Financial Secretary, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
  • Ian Alan Tarutia, OBE
    CEO, National Superannuation Fund (NASFUND)
  • Dr. Peter Frankopan
    Senior Research Fellow, Worcester College, Oxford; Director, Oxford Centre for Byzantine Research
  • Inderpreet Wadhwa
    Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Azure Powe
  • Zhou Fangsheng
    Deputy Chairman of China Enterprise Reform & Development Society
  • Huifeng Chang
    Chief Financial Officer, Canadian Solar
  • N.K. Singh
    Former Member of Parliament; Chairman, FRBM Committee
  • Dr. Arvind Subramanian
    Chief Economic Adviser to the Government of India
  • Jonathan Wilmot
    Founder, WilmotML; former Head of Macro Investments, Asset Management, Credit Suisse
  • Michael Ma
    CEO, WME | IMG China
  • Ericson Chan
    CEO of Ping An Technology, Ping An Group
  • Sir Mo Farah CBE
    Quadruple Olympic & Five Times World Champion
  • Rahul Narayan
    Founder, TeamIndus
  • Carlos G. Dominguez III
    Secretary of Finance, Philippines
  • Neil Atkinson
    Head, Oil Industry and Markets Division, International Energy Agency
  • Peter Coleman
    Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Woodside
  • Professor Jonathan Stern
    Chairman, Natural Gas Research Programme and Senior Research Fellow, The Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
  • Chris Gradel
    CIO, Absolute Returns and Founder, PAG
  • Mark R. Woolley
    Portfolio Manager, Absolute Return Strategies Manager Research Group, BlackRock Alternative Advisors
  • Peter Zakowich
    Investment Committee Member and Portfolio Manager, KKR Prisma
  • Seth Fischer
    Founder and CIO, Oasis Management Company
  • Nick Taylor
    Founder and CIO, Senrigan Capital
  • Igor Tulchinsky
    Founder and CEO, WorldQuant LLC
  • Perry Vais
    CTO, Head of Quantitative Strategies, Partner, BlueMountain Capital
  • Gregoire Dooms
    Product Manager, BlueMatrix, Systematica Investments
  • Sean Kidney
    CEO, Climate Bonds Initiative
  • John Bi
    Chief Financial Officer, ZhongAn Insurance
  • James Zheng
    CFO, Lufax Holdings
  • Shang Chuang
    Chief Financial Officer, Noah Holdings Limited
  • Barry Freeman
    Co-Founder, PINTEC
  • Roger Gu
    President, Wacai
  • Sam Allen
    CEO, CompareAsiaGroup


  • Eswar Prasad
    Tolani Senior Professor of Trade Policy, Cornell University; Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution
  • Huang Yiping
    Professor of Economics and Deputy Dean, National School of Development, Peking University; Advisor, Monetary Policy Committee, People’s Bank of China
  • Gene Sperling
    Former Director, National Economic Council and Assistant to the President for Economic Policy (Clinton and Obama Administrations)
  • Ryuzo Miyao
    Professor of Economics, University of Tokyo; former member, Policy Board, Bank of Japan
  • Charles L. Evans
    Member, US Federal Open Market Committee; President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
  • Dr. Jia Kang
    Head, China Academy of New Supply-Side Economics; former Director, Research Institute for Fiscal Science, Ministry of Finance
  • Dr. Dennis Hong
    Professor and Founding Director, Robotics & Mechanisms Laboratory (RoMeLa), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • Helen Zhu
    Managing Director, Head of China Equities, BlackRock
  • Zhang Yichen
    Chairman and CEO, CITIC Capital Holdings Ltd.
  • KC Kung
    Partner and Head of Greater China, MBK Partners
  • Wu Yibing
    Head, China, Temasek International
  • Lawrence D. Burns, PhD
    Business Advisor; former Corporate Vice President of Research & Development and Planning, General Motors
  • Christopher Balding, PhD
    Associate Professor, Finance and Economics, HSBC Business School, Peking University Graduate School
  • Dr. Huang Yukon
    Senior Associate, Asia Program, Carnegie Endowment; Advisor, World Bank and Asian Development Bank
  • Dr. Li Yang
    Director, National Institution for Finance & Development; Head, Academic Division of Economics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS); former Vice President, CASS; former member, Monetary Policy Committee, People’s Bank of China
  • Dr. Yang Jiajun
    Co-Founder and CEO, eDaijia
  • Mark Yang
    Founder and CEO, Guazi Used Car
  • Wilson Li
    CFO, CAR Inc.
  • Diwa C. Guinigundo
    Deputy Governor, Monetary Stability Sector, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
  • Randal Quarles
    Managing Partner, The Cynosure Group; former Under Secretary of the US Treasury (Bush Administration); former partner, The Carlyle Group
  • Professor Suahasil Nazara, PhD
    Chairman, Fiscal Policy Agency, Ministry of Finance, Indonesia
  • Akira Morikawa
    CEO, C Channel; former President, Line Corp.
  • Jin Liqun
    President and Chairman, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
  • Randolf S. David
    Professor Emeritus of Sociology, University of the Philippines; columnist, Philippine Daily Inquirer
  • Rizalina G. Mantaring
    President and CEO, Sun Life of Canada (Philippines.), Inc.
  • Teresita Sy-Coson
    Vice Chairperson, SM Investments Corp.; Chairperson, BDO Unibank, Inc.
  • Peter Botten CBE
    Managing Director, Oil Search Ltd.
  • Dr. Fereidun Fesharaki
    Chairman, FGE - FACTS Global Energy
  • Christine Loh
    Under Secretary for the Environment, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government
  • Mark Fulton
    Founding Partner, Energy Transition Advisors Pty Ltd.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Secretary-General, United Nations
  • Tessa Tennant
    Green Finance Strategist
  • Jeffrey Perlman
    Head of Southeast Asia, Warburg Pincus
  • Nguyen Duy Hung
    Chairman and CEO, Saigon Securities Inc.
  • Le Thi Bang Tam
    Chairwoman, Vinamilk and HD Bank
  • Peter Attia, M.D.
    Founder and former President, Nutrition Science Initiative; Founder, Attia Medical, PC
  • Robert H. Lustig, M.D., M.S.L.
    Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Endocrinology, and Member, Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California
  • Arun Shourie
    Journalist and author; former Minister of Disinvestment, Communication and Information Technology, Government of India
  • Ravi Venkatesan
    Chairman, Bank of Baroda; Independent Director, Infosys Ltd.; former Chairman, Microsoft India
  • Donghyun Park
    Principal Economist, Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department, Asian Development Bank
  • Umar Juoro
    Chairman, Bank Supervisory Board, Bank Indonesia; Senior Fellow, Asian Competitiveness Institute, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore
  • Kar-yiu Wong
    Professor of Economics, University of Washington; Director, Research Center for International Economics; President, Asia-Pacific Economic Association
  • Professor Liu Mingkang
    BCT Distinguished Research Fellow, Chinese University of Hong Kong; former Chairman, China Banking Regulatory Commission
  • Michael Pettis
    Professor of Finance, Guanghua School of Management, Peking University
  • Afshin Molavi
    Senior Fellow, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies; Senior Global Advisor, Oxford Analytica
  • Talmiz Ahmad
    Independent Consultant; former Ambassador of India to Saudi Arabia, to Oman and to the United Arab Emirates
  • Alan Miyasaki
    Senior Managing Director and Head of Asia Acquisitions, Blackstone Singapore Pte. Ltd.
  • Michelle Leung
    CEO, Xingtai Capital Management
  • Nicholas Burns
    Professor, Harvard University; former US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (Bush Administration)
  • Yan Xuan
    President, Greater China, Nielsen N.V.
  • Freddy Chua
    Managing Director, SC Capital Partners
  • Sanjay Gujral
    Regional Managing Director, L Capital Asia (LVMH)
  • Dr. Elizabeth C. Economy
    C.V. Starr senior fellow and director for Asia studies, Council on Foreign Relations
  • Richard B. Tantoco
    President and COO, Energy Development Corporation
  • Chen Xiaoping
    Executive Director and CEO, China Everbright International Ltd.
  • Dr. Wandee Khunchornyakong Juljarern
    Chairwoman and CEO, SPCG Public Company Ltd., Thailand
  • The Rt Hon Sir John Major KG CH
    Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
  • Philip Kuai
    CEO, Dada
  • Stephen Zhu
    Vice President of Strategy, Didi
  • His Excellency Saikhanbileg Chimed
    Prime Minister of Mongolia
  • Munib Islam  
    Partner, Head of Equities Research, Third Point LLC
  • Raymond Zage
    Managing Director and CEO, Farallon Capital Asia Pte Ltd.
  • Richard Johnston
    Managing Director, Albourne Partners (Asia) Ltd.
  • Sherman Kwek  
    CDL Chief Investment Officer and CEO, CDL China Ltd.
  • Benjamin Fuchs
    CEO and CIO, BFAM Partners (Hong Kong) Ltd.
  • Ben Wootliff
    Managing Director, Hong Kong, Control Risks; cybersecurity advisor to corporates globally
  • Sam Y. Kim
    Head of Trading & Liquidity Strategies, Asia Pacific, BlackRock
  • Mirza Adityaswara
    Senior Deputy Governor, Bank Indonesia
  • Sir John Sawers GCMG
    Chairman, Macro Advisory Partners; former Chief, British Secret Intelligence Service (MI6)
  • Dag Dyrdal
    Independent Advisor; former Chief Strategic Relations Officer and Global Head of External Relations, Norges Bank Investment Management
  • Ahmad Al-Sayed
    Founder and CEO, Sharq Capital Investment LLC; former CEO, Qatar Investment Authority
  • Mark Machin
    Head of International, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
  • Nick Nash
    Group President, Garena
  • Rob Jesudason
    Group Executive, International Financial Services, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
  • Cyril Han
    Vice President, Ant Financial
  • Bayanjargal Byambasaikhan
    CEO, Erdenes Mongol LLC
  • Naidansuren Zoljargal
    Governor, Bank of Mongolia
  • Nanjid Munkhbat  

    CEO, Development Bank of Mongolia



  • Antonis C. Samaras
    Former Prime Minister, Minister of Finance, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Culture of Greece
  • Simon Loong

    Founder and CEO, WeLab



  • Fritz Demopoulus
    Co-Founder, Qunar; Founder, Queen’s Road Capital
  • Stephen Liu
    CEO, VCredit
  • Hon. Ravi Karunanayake
    Minister of Finance, Sri Lanka
  • Tomomi Inada
    Defense Minister of Japan; then Chairperson, Policy Research Council, LDP of Japan; Minister in charge of Administrative Reform and Regulatory Reform in the second Abe Cabinet; Member, House of Representatives; Lawyer
  • The Hon. Steven Ciobo MP
    Minister for Trade and Investment, Australia
  • Peter Maurer
    President, International Committee of the Red Cross
  • The Honourable John C. Tsang, GBM, JP
    Financial Secretary, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region


  • Professor Bambang Brodjonegoro, Ph.D  
    Minister of Finance, Republic of Indonesia
  • Dr. Motoshige Itoh
    Professor of Economics, University of Tokyo; Member, Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy, Japan
  • Anders Fogh Rasmussen
    Former Secretary General, NATO; former Prime Minister of Denmark
  • Dr. Bobo Lo  
    Independent analyst; Russian and Chinese foreign policy expert
  • Professor Ni Lexiong  
    School of International Studies and Public Administration, Shanghai University of Political Science and Law
  • Mirza Adityaswara
    Senior Deputy Governor, Bank Indonesia
  • José Manuel Barroso
    Former President of the European Commission; former Prime Minister of Portugal
  • Dr. Fereidun Fesharaki
    Chairman, FGE - FACTS Global Energy
  • Dr. Pierre Noël
    Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Senior Fellow for Economic and Energy Security, International Institute for Strategic Studies
  • Dr. Ken Koyama  
    Chief Economist and Managing Director, Institute of Energy Economics, Japan
  • Professor Cheng Li
    Director and Senior Fellow, The John L. Thornton China Center, The Brookings Institution